TAWAU: The 2015 Wonderful Indonesia Festival programme expected to be launched in the district by December will highlight the country’s unique cultures, cuisines, and potential industries.
Its Consul, Mohamad Soleh, said the republic’s Consulate in Tawau has received positive response from the country’s developers, especially from Jakarta and Kalimantan.
“We also setting up cooperation with several relevant parties in the district to make the festival a success,” he said during a meeting with Tawau Youth Entrepreneurs Association (PUBT), led by its President, Amir Anuar, at his office.
Solleh said the programme is to be held for the first time in conjunction with the Indonesian Trade Expo in Jakarta, which has spread its wing to Tawau in a smaller mini expo with cultural performances and cuisine exhibition.
He also said the idea to launch the festival is in line with the effort to create a positive relation in various fields between Malaysia and Indonesia. –SayangSabah